CARY—Four championships will be up for grabs on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association’s state men’s soccer championships.
The games will be played at the beautiful SAS Stadium in Cary, the site of both professional and collegiate soccer as well as the previous three years of NCHSAA men’s championships.
RALEIGH—Lake Norman High School won the super large varsity division in the third annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state invitational cheerleading championships at Reynolds Coliseum on Saturday.
Lake Norman is the only three-time winner in the history of the event, having won the super large division title in every NCHSAA invitational. The super large varsity division is for squads of 22 or more members.
Raleigh Sanderson captured top honors in the super varsity division and took the inaugural Carolina Cup.
CHAPEL HILL-- The North Carolina High School Athletic Association will be recognized by the University of North Carolina this Saturday at Kenan Stadium.
The North Carolina-Maryland football game, which has a kickoff time of noon has been designated as the 21st annual NCHSAA Day. The university actually spearheaded the founding of the NCHSAA in 1913.
The finalized brackets with the seedings and pairings for the 2005 North Carolina High School Athletic Association state football championships are posted on the web site under Football.
RALEIGH-- Charlotte Providence made it two 4-A titles in a row in the 30th annual North Carolina High School Athletic Association state volleyball championships on Saturday night at Reynolds Coliseum on the N.C. State campus.
The Panthers closed out a 27-0 season by downing Person in three straight games by scores of 25-20, 25-18 and 25-11 before one of the largest crowds ever to see a state volleyball championship.
BURLINGTON-- Greene Central made its eighth consecutive appearance in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association women’s dual team tennis championships one to remember.
Greene Central, after finishing as state runner-up for the last seven years, broke through to win the state crown over Salisbury by a 5-2 count in the state 2-A finals at the Burlington Tennis Center on Saturday.
CLEMMONS-- Sweeps highlighted Saturday’s action at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state cross-country championships, as three of the classifications saw the same school sweep team titles in both men’s and women’s competition.
Chapel Hill captured both 4-A titles, Asheville T.C. Roberson successfully defended both of its 3-A crowns and Hayesville earned the men’s and women’s 1-A team championships.
North Carolina High School Athletic Association state championships in cross-country for both men and women and women’s dual team tennis will be contested on Saturday.
The eight cross-country championships, one in each of the NCHSAA’s four classifications for men and women, will be held at Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, while the 16th annual women’s dual team tennis finals are scheduled for the Burlington Tennis Center.
Please refer to the Football Section under Select a Sport to locate the 2005 Football ADM numbers
CHAPEL HILL—The pairings are now set for the 30th annual edition of the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state volleyball championships, scheduled for Saturday at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh.
Teams advanced to the state championship matches by winning regional finals on Tuesday night.
FOXFIRE VILLAGE — Raleigh Broughton’s Julie Saleeby held on to her first-round lead and took medalist honors in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state women’s 4-A golf championships at Fox Fire Resort and Golf Club on Tuesday.
WHISPERING PINES— Concord’s Cydney Clanton fired a blistering three-under par 68 on Tuesday and rallied to win the individual crown at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state women’s 1-A/2-A/3-A golf championships at the Country Club of Whispering Pines.
Clanton was a shot behind first-day leader Emily Street of Chase entering the final round, but wound up winning the title by eight shots over Salisbury’s Lauren Smith, who tallied 76’s on both days.
CARY—Top-seeded Britney Cloer of Brevard won her third consecutive singles championship on Saturday afternoon in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association state 2-A women’s tennis championships at the Cary Tennis Center.
RALEIGH— Second-seeded Anna Lee Evans of Watauga survived a three-set match in a morning semifinal and went on to win the singles crown on Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association women’s state 4-A tennis championships at Millbrook Exchange Park.
Evans, who lost only three games in four sets in Friday’s play, had to beat a pair of Redfern sisters from Charlotte’s Harding University on Saturday. She beat Kimber in the semifinals by 6-0, 4-6 and 6-3, and then downed Shondra Redfern in the championship match, 6-2, 6-4.